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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Ancich Water Access Update

On Tuesday, October 29th, a users group meeting was held to discuss water access at Ancich Waterfront Park. You can listen to the meeting recording here.

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing in Gig Harbor

Pierce County has scheduled multiple free local COVID-19 mobile testing stations. ***NEW LOCATION*** testing on October 16th will occur at Gig Harbor High School (5101 Rosedale St NW).

Mobile testing stations are in the community so people can get tested for COVID-19. These tests are free. Identification is not required. On-site staff can help you register. Results are available in five to seven days. Complete one form for each...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Governor Inslee Announces Changes to Safe Start Allowed Activities

Governor Jay Inslee announced several updates to Washington's Safe Start reopening plan on October 6th. The changes seek to align guidance and adjustments to regulations of several industries.

Following a spike in COVID cases in July, Inslee announced a pause to the Safe Start  reopening plan. With today’s announcement, all 39 counties will remain in their current phases, but the governor’s announcement allows for m...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Civic Center Closed to the Public

The Civic Center will be closed until further notice due to the on-going restrictions in effect caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Once a decision to re-open the Civic Center has been made, it will be announced in advance to the community.

City staff continue to be available via phone and email. The main phone number to City Hall is (253) 851-8136.

All payments must take place over the phone (253) 530-7030, submitted via drop box, or made online. Visit: https://www.cityofgigharbor.n...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Face Coverings Required in Washington State

Effective Friday, June 26, a statewide order requires individuals to wear a face covering in indoor public spaces such as stores, offices and restaurants. The order also requires face coverings outdoors when you can't stay 6 feet apart from others.

There are exemptions, including people with certain disabilities or health conditions, people who are deaf or hard of hearing, and children under the age of 5 (though it’s encouraged to have children ages 3-5 wear a covering if possible). There ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Special Use Permits for Outdoor Retail

Certain Special Use regulations have been temporarily suspended. This will allow for "sidewalk sales" and other outdoor sales on private property and within the public Right-of-Way. Encroachment Permit fees for these activities have also been eliminated.

Encroachment permits are still required for use of Right-of-Way in order for the City to review safety protocols/measures and require appropriate liability insurance.

 

This measure will assist local businesses wishing to safely reopen and sell pro...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Ban on Plastic Bags, Utensils, and Food Serviceware Temporarily Suspended

The City Council has temporarily suspended the Bring Your Own Bag and Single Use Food Serviceware and Litter Reduction Ordinances. This suspension will stay in effect until 30 days after the City's Emergency Proclamation is lifted.

Full text of the suspended ordinances can be found here:

This suspension was enacted by Ordinance 1442 which can be found here. The Mayor’s Emergency Proclamation can be be found h...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Drive-Thru Drug Take Back Day at the Civic Center - October 24, 2020

On Saturday October 24th from 10 a. m to 2 p.m. the City will be hosting Drug Take Back Day outside the front doors of the Civic Center (3510 Grandview Street).

Residents will be able to bring unused and/or expired drugs and dump them into designated bins. No needles or liquids, please.

Unused expired, and unwanted medicines left in home cabinets are at risk for abuse, misuse, and theft. #SecureYourMeds while you’...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Introduction to the Commercial Fishing Homeport Feasibility Study at Ancich Waterfront Park

At the October 12, 2020 City Council Meeting, Staff will formally transmit the Commercial Fishing Homeport Feasibility Study (Report) to City Council.

The Report is available for public review and accessed here: Commercial Fishing Homeport Feasibility Study Report

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Volunteers Needed - Salary Commission

The Independent Salary Commission consists of five members that must be residents of the City of Gig Harbor. They cannot be city officials, city employees, or immediate family members of city officials or employees.

The commission is responsible for the elected officials’ salaries and will make a recommendation to increase, decrease, or maintaining the current salaries for each position. The commission will meet no later than April 30th of each even-numbere...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

City of Gig Harbor Accepting 2021 Lodging Tax Applications

2021 Lodging Tax funding requests are now being accepted by the City of Gig Harbor.

Applications for Lodging Tax/Tourism Promotion Funding are due November 2, 2020 by 5 pm at the Tourism & Communications Office in City Hall.  CLICK HERE for the application packet. 

Funding for this program comes from the Cit...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Hiring Roster - Police Officer (Lateral Entry)

City of Gig Harbor Police Department is hiring experienced (lateral) police officers. Apply today!!

Work in one of the best small cities in America.  Assigned vehicles, specialty units, retiree medical plan, and unmatched community support.

For more information and to apply please visit our recruitment website at:  www.governmentjobs.co...

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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.

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Hearing Examiner Virtual Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

If you wish to submit any public comment please provide your input / questions to the Planning Division by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. All written comments must be able to be read in 3 minutes or less to be...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Hearing Examiner Virtual Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING:

If you wish to submit any public comment please provide your input / questions to the Planning Division by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. All written comments must be able to be read in 3 minutes or less to be included ...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Design Review Board Virtual Meeting

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING:

If you wish to submit any public comment please provide your input / questions to the Planning Division by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. All written comments must be able to be read in 3 minutes or less to be included ...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

NOTICE OF DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE

Determination of Nonsignificance for 54th, Business Park Warehouse #2 | PL-SEPA-19-0007, Site location 9401 Bujacich Road.

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