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Posted on: February 14, 2019

City Snow Removal Continues

The City is in the process of clearing snow and keeping storm drains open on the City’s local residential streets.

The City’s typical policy is to not clear snow from these local residential streets similar to many jurisdictions, including Seattle and Tacoma. However, due to the larger-than-normal snow accumulations our area has received since Friday we are ...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Volunteers Needed: Civil Service Commission

The City is seeking citizens interested in serving on the Gig Harbor Civil Service Commission.

Commissioners must live within city limits and will be selected for a six-year term. The Civil Service Commission provides direction for the establishment of eligibility lists for the various classes of positions in the Police Department, certifies these ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

Volunteers Needed: Parks Commission

The City is seeking citizens interested in serving on the Gig Harbor Parks Commission.

The Commission advises the Mayor and City Council on park and recreation facilities, open space acquisition and development, maintenance and operation of parks and recreation public facilities, operation of parks and recreation programs and other matters ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

Volunteers Needed: Arts Commission

The City is seeking citizens to serve on the Gig Harbor Arts Commission.

The Commission provides guidance and recommendations to the City Council on public art. Meetings are conducted on the second Wednesday of every other month at 10:00 a.m.  The position is voluntary and is not subject to compensation by the City.

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

Volunteers Needed: Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

The City of Gig Harbor is looking for persons interested in serving on the Gig Harbor Lodging Tax Advisory Committee.

The purpose of the committee is to advise the City Council on matters of lodging tax collection and expenditures.  The Committee holds regular meetings quarterly, with occasional special meetings. Appointees to the committee need to be representa...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Bring Your Own Bag Law Goes Into Effect on June 18th

The Gig Harbor City Council passed the Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB) ordinance on December 10, 2018. This law goes into effect June 18, 2019. At that time all retail establishments in Gig Harbor will be required to comply.

The purpose of the BYOB law is to encourage shoppers to choose reusable bags which will help reduce waste and litter from disposable carryout bags.

The Main Elements of the Law Are:

  • Thin plastic carryout bags may no longer be distributed at any Gig Harbor r...
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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Call For Art: Seeking Salish Artist to Create Artwork to Honor Gig Harbor's Original Inhabitants

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Application Deadline for proposals is March 15, 2019.

A group of Gig Harbor residents, in partnership with the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, Gig Harbor Arts Commission and Gig Harbor Kiwanis Foundation, encourages Coast Salish artists to submit proposals for an artwork that will honor the town’s first...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Shoreline Master Program - Seeking Public Participation

The City of Gig Harbor is conducting a periodic review of its Shoreline Master Program and is seeking the public’s participation. Click the link below for more information about the program and how to stay notified of upcoming meetings and materials!

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