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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Ancich Waterfront Park Construction Update 5-15-18

ANCICH PARK AND NETSHED REHABILITATION PROJECT

PROJECT UPDATE 5/14/18

 

Work in Progress: 

The City’s contractor, Quigg Brothers Construction, has been busy with the Ancich Park and Netshed Rehabilitation Project. The net shed has ...

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Ancich Waterfront Park
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Ancich Waterfront Park Construction Update 3-30-18

ANCICH PARK AND NETSHED REHABILITATION PROJECT

PROJECT UPDATE 3/30/18

 

Work in Progress: 

The City’s contractor, Quigg Brothers Construction, has been busy with the Ancich Park and Netshed Rehabilitation Project. The net shed has ...

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Ancich Waterfront Park
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Ancich Waterfront Park Construction Update 3-15-18

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ANCICH PARK AND NETSHED REHABILITATION PROJECT

PROJECT UPDATE 3/15/18

 

Work in Progress: 

The City’s contractor, Quigg Brothers Construction, has been busy with the Ancich Park and Netshed Rehabilitation Project. The net shed has ...

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Ancich Waterfront Park
Posted on: March 12, 2018

Ancich Waterfront Park Construction Update 3-12-18

This area of the park used to have an old house on it and the petroleum may be from a possible oil tank associated with the house.

Due to the emergency nature and timing of this event, the City Engineer directed Robinson Noble, an environmental cleanup fir...

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Ancich Waterfront Park
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Ancich Waterfront Park Construction Update 3-1-18

ANCICH PARK AND NETSHED REHABILITATION PROJECT

PROJECT UPDATE 3/1/18

 

Work in Progress: 

The City’s contractor, Quigg Brothers Construction, has been busy with the Ancich Park and Netshed Rehabilitation Project. The net shed has b...

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Ancich Waterfront Park
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Ancich Waterfront Park Construction Update 2-15-18

ANCICH PARK AND NETSHED REHABILITATION PROJECT

PROJECT UPDATE 2/15/18

 

Work in Progress: 

The City’s contractor, Quigg Brothers Construction, has been busy with the Ancich Park and Netshed Rehabilitation Project. The net shed has ...

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Ancich Waterfront Park
Posted on: February 2, 2018

Ancich Waterfront Park Construction Update 2-2-18

ANCICH PARK AND NETSHED REHABILITATION PROJECT

PROJECT UPDATE 2/2/18

 

Work in Progress:

The City’s contractor, Quigg Brothers Construction, has been busy with the Ancich Park and Netshed Rehabilitation Project. The netshed has been reloca...

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Ancich Waterfront Park
Posted on: January 18, 2018

Ancich Waterfront Park Construction Update 1-18-18

Consistent with Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation requirements, the Ancich Netshed has been internally braced and was lifted by crane from its position on the dilapidated pier, to a barge. The Netshed will remain “In Sit...

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Ancich Waterfront Park
Posted on: January 17, 2018

Ancich Waterfront Park Construction Update 1-17-18

ANCICH PARK AND NETSHED REHABILITATION PROJECT

PROJECT UPDATE 1/17/18

 

Work in Progress:

The City’s contractor, Quigg Brothers Construction, has been busy with the Ancich Park and Netshed Rehabilitation Project. The net shed has been relo...

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Ancich Waterfront Park
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Ancich Waterfront Park Construction Update 1-5-18

ANCICH PARK AND NETSHED REHABILITATION PROJECT

PROJECT UPDATE 1/5/17

Work in Progress:

The City’s contractor, Quigg Brothers Construction, has been busy bracing and moving the Ancich net shed. The net shed has been relocated onto a barge that will...

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Ancich Waterfront Park
Posted on: December 20, 2017

Ancich Waterfront Park Construction Update 12-20-17

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ANCICH PARK AND NETSHED REHABILITATION

PROJECT UPDATE 12/20/2017

Work in Progress:

The City’s contractor, Quigg Brothers Construction, mobilized onsite 12/4/17. The contractor has staged equipment and materials and the site will now be closed to public acce...

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Ancich Waterfront Park
Posted on: October 27, 2017

City Council Approves Public Works Construction Contracts

October 23, 2017 City Council approved the Public Works construction contracts for the Ancich Waterfront Park and Netshed Restoration Project.

Ancich Waterfront Park
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Ancich Waterfront Park Construction Update 11-30-17

ANCICH PARK AND NETSHED REHABILITATION

PROJECT UPDATE 11/29/17

 

 

Work in Progress:

The City’s contractor, Quigg Brothers Construction, will be mobilizing onto the site starting 12/4/17. The contractor will begin bringing in equip...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Parks Commission Recommendation - Gig Harbor Sports Complex

After reviewing over 85 written public comments and conducting a public hearing, the Parks Commission deliberated and provided their recommendation regarding the Sports Complex.  The Parks Commission thanks everyone who participated in the Sports...

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Gig Harbor Sports Complex
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Sports Complex Master Plan Alternatives Available for Review

Based on public comment received during the public process to-date, Master Plan Alternatives have been created.  The Alternatives depict varying degrees of development and programming.  

The Parks Commission will conduct a Public Hearing ...

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Gig Harbor Sports Complex
Posted on: March 14, 2018

GH Sports Complex Master Plan #1 Meeting Summary

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Please click the link below to view the Meeting Summary:
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Gig Harbor Sports Complex

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Ribbon Cutting Harbor Hill Drive Extension - Saturday, Aug. 11 at 11:00 a.m.

A short presentation will begin at 11:00 a.m. with guest speakers sharing a few words. Following the presentation, guests will be invited to walk the roadway to the lower roundabout prior to opening to traffic. The 'Get Around Gig Harbor Trolley' will be ...

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Harbor Hill Drive Extension
Posted on: July 26, 2018

July 26, 2018 Construction Update

The Roadway has been paved and striped and construction is nearing completion with the installation of landscaping and irrigation, street lights and pedestrian guardrail currently in progress.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony and opening of the Roadway to the Pub...

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Harbor Hill Drive Extension
Posted on: April 10, 2018

April 10, 2018 Construction Update

Please contact Construction Supervisor Kyle Neiman at 253-377-1378 for additional information.

Harbor Hill Drive Extension
Posted on: February 21, 2018

February 21, 2018 Construction Update

This road closure will allow for the construction of a new roundabout at the Harbor Hill Dr. and Sentinel Dr. intersection. 

The road closure will begin on March 19th and will be in effect through April 17, 2018. No local access will be provided t...

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Harbor Hill Drive Extension
Posted on: December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017 Construction Update

The roadway alignment on Burnham Drive will be modified at the new Harbor Hill Drive extension area in order to shift traffic to the east through the construction zone, and allow for the construction of a new retaining wall, roadway fill and completion of...

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Harbor Hill Drive Extension
Posted on: November 1, 2017

November 1, 2017 Construction Update

The general roadway grade has been established from Burnham Drive to Harbor Hill. The stormwater detention pond is complete as well as the majority of the soldier pile walls. The Sportsman’s Club new driveway is paved.

Harbor Hill Drive Extension

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Wildfire Season is Here!

The Washington State Department of Health is available to support you during this season. Here is an outline of resources.

Public information resources:

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Moratorium to end on August 12th, 2018

New residential projects will be accepted on Monday, August 13th

New residential projects will be accepted on Monday, August 13th. During the course of the moratorium, two ordinances (No. 1389 and No.1393) were adopted that made ten (10) major changes to the City’s development regulations to reduce residential...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Sentinel Drive Community Meeting - 9/5/18 at 5:30 p.m.

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! The City of Gig Harbor desires to be proactive concerning the traffic volumes and vehicle speeds in the Gig Harbor North neighborhood in the area of Sentinel Drive.

We are currently examining the areas of potential impacts to see what increase traffic volumes and speeds along Sentinel Drive are, once Harbor Hill Drive opens.  The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers and begin with a presentation of t...

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News
Posted on: August 10, 2018

Citizens Police Academy

The Gig Harbor Police Department is accepting applications for our 2018 Citizens Police Academy.

The Citizens Police Academy will provide information on a variety of topics in enjoyable and interesting ways. Some of the topics that will be covered are: Patrol Procedures, Laws of Arrest, Communications, Field Investigations, Criminal Investigations, T...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Park Clean Up A Success

Thank you volunteers!

Many thanks to the volunteers on July 28.

Another opportunity to help will be on August 25 and September 22. Meet at Soundview Drive and Harborview Drive at 9am. Bring tools if you have them!

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Spray Park at Skansie Park now Open

Just in time for the mid-summer heat, the spray park is now fully operational!

Located in the courtyard between Jerisich Dock and Skansie Park at 3211 Harborview Drive, the spray park operates daily from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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News
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Temporary Sign Permits

With campaign season heating up for the August Primary and November General Elections, it's important to remember that the City's Sign Code needs to be observed for all temporary signs on public and private property.

There are regulations in place which govern the allowable sign area, the number of temporary signs allowed and the maximum duration a temporary sign may be displayed.

Permits to place a temporary sign on public right-of-way can be easily and freely obtaine...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

Gig Harbor Names New City Administrator

Gig Harbor’s Mayor Kit Kuhn is pleased to announce Wade Farris has been selected as the new City Administrator for the city to begin August 9th. Mr. Farris was selected from a list of top candidates from around the country.

Farris will come to Gig Harbor from Othello, Wash., where he has been City Administrator for the past five years. Prior to leading Othello, Farris had a long career in the United States Air Force having held several management roles at Air Force bases acr...

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News
Posted on: May 29, 2018

Streetlight Wire Theft

Streetlight copper wire thefts are a problem in Gig Harbor, the surrounding area, and the nation. Not only is this crime costing our community hundreds of thousands of unbudgeted dollars, but the crime itself can be dangerous to criminals and residents.

With over 1000 streetlights and additional junction box targets throughout our community, Gig Harbor needs watchful residents to help.

Activities to Watch For

The first stage of this crime may occur in broad daylight.

  • Criminals may use official-looking white...
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News
Posted on: April 24, 2018

Responsible Growth for Gig Harbor

Residential Moratorium Public Outreach Meeting
April 30th, 2018 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The City is seeking input from public. Help us forge a plan for the next 20-years and future generations. Our goal is to establish a road map for growth throughout Gig Harbor.

The City has identified several potential code changes we could make to help reg...

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News
Posted on: January 18, 2018

City Rehabilitating Historic Ancich Netshed as Part of the Ancich Waterfront Park Project

Consistent with Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation requirements, the Ancich Netshed has been internally braced and was lifted by crane from its position on the dilapidated pier, to a barge. The Netshed will remain &ld...

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News
Posted on: October 30, 2017

Winter Roadway Maintenance

As the winter season approaches, the City will be applying salt brine on the major City roadways in advance of any forecasted freezing temperatures and snow events.

Click on this fact sheet prepared by the American Public Works Association that discusses what salt brine is and how it is used for winter maintenance.

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Ben B. Cheney Foundation Withdraws Application

The Ben B. Cheney Foundation has withdrawn its application for a development agreement for the One Harbor Point project. No additional City review or processing will occur on this application. This project page will be deactivated in 30 days.

One Harbor Point

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

NOTICE OF COUNCIL GATHERING

Open House: Designation of the Gig Harbor East Bay Area

Mayor Kuhn and City Councilmembers will be participating in an Open House on MONDAY, August 20, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. hosted by Pierce County Dept. of Planning and Public Works to provide information concerning a proposal for a Comprehensive Plan Amendment to...

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

City Requests Proposals for Compensation Study

The City of Gig Harbor requests proposals from qualified consulting firms to complete a comprehensive study of positions, classifications, and compensation for city employees.

There is no expressed or implied obligation for the City of Gig Harbor to reimburse responding firms for any expenses incurred preparing proposals in response to this request. Deadline for submittal of proposals is 4:00 PM, Pacific Time, August 24, 2018. ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: November 29, 2017

Hearing Examiner Hearing

Thursday December 7th, 2017 the City of Gig Harbor Hearing Examiner hearing has been cancelled.

NOTICE OF CANCELLATION

Public Notices
Posted on: November 29, 2017

Hearing Examiner Hearing

Thursday December 21st, 2017 City of Gig Harbor Hearing Examiner hearing has been cancelled.

NOTICE OF CANCELLATION

Public Notices
Posted on: October 30, 2017

Public Hearing on 2017-18 Biennial Budget Amendments

Notice is hereby given that the Gig Harbor City Council will be conducting a Mid-Biennial Budget Review, and Public Hearing on amendments to the 2017-18 Biennial Budget. .

The public hearings will be held in the City Council Chambers located in the Gig Harbor Civic Center at 3510 Grandview Street on Monday, November 27, 2017 and Monday, December 11, 2017 beginning at 5:30 pm. All interested persons are invited to attend the...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Moratorium to end on August 12th, 2018

New residential projects will be accepted on Monday, August 13th. During the course of the moratorium, two ordinances (No. 1389 and No.1393) were adopted that made ten (10) major changes to the City’s development regulations to reduce residential...

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Residential Moratorium
Posted on: June 19, 2018

Council Meeting Recap from June 11th, 2018

Per the direction given by the City Council, staff will be working on the amendments below.  A public hearing on these amendments will occur at the City Council meeting of July 9th, 2018.1. Removing streams and critical area buffers from...

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Residential Moratorium
Posted on: May 30, 2018

Council Meeting Recap from May 29th, 2018

The City adopted Ordinance No. 1389 to address zoning code changes for residential density and development. These Group #1 amendments affect the R-1 zoning district, RB-2 zoning district, the PRD Planned Residential District, residential uses in the DB, B...

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Residential Moratorium
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Council Meeting Recap from May 14th, 2018

The City passed Ordinance 1388 to recognize all vested projects and projects that submitted site plan review application by February 12th, 2018.  On May 29th, the City will hold a second public hearing on amendments to the R-1 zoning district, RB...

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Residential Moratorium
Posted on: April 23, 2018

Responsible Growth for Gig Harbor

The City is seeking input from public. Help us forge a plan for the next 20-years and future generations. Our goal is to establish a road map for growth throughout Gig Harbor.

The City has identified several potential code changes we could make to help reg...

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Residential Moratorium
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Message from Mayor Kuhn

A message from Mayor Kuhn regarding the residential moratorium

Residential Moratorium
Posted on: March 29, 2018

Planning & Building Committee Next Steps

In addition, the planning consultant will review of the work plan with the committee, lead them in a discussion on issue discovery, and present the draft outreach surveys.

Link to April 2nd Planning/Building Committee meeting information

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Residential Moratorium
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Public Hearing and Consultant Selection

At the March 26th City Council meeting, the City will hold a public hearing on the moratorium and take public testimony. The public is welcome to provide comments as described on this page. Also at this meeting, the City will be considering a contract for...

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Residential Moratorium
Posted on: March 2, 2018

Moratorium Work Plan

Staff is currently developing a work plan for the 6-month moratorium. The draft plan will be presented to the Planning and Building Committee on March 5th at 5:30pm.

Residential Moratorium

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