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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Association of Washington Cities "Cities 101" Videos

Have you ever wondered why the City does certain things?

Association of Washington Cities has prepared a series of short videos on topics such as: sewers, population growth, revenue & expenses, streets & the transportation system and property taxes. 

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

City Seeking Community Development Director

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The position will remain open until filled. The first review of applications will take place on October 26, 2018.

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

City Recognizes 2018 National Champions Gig Harbor Canoe & Kayak Racing Team


At last night's City Council meeting, Mayor Kit Kuhn recognized the Gig Harbor Canoe & Kayak Racing Team for their accomplishment as the 2018 National Champions. Congratulations to the team members, coaches and parents!

Posted on: October 1, 2018

Harborview Drive Detour to Begin October 15th

Starting on October 15th the City’s contractor, Quigg Brothers Inc., will be implementing a one-way traffic detour route on Harborview Drive between Stinson Avenue and Rosedale Street.

The purpose of this detour is to facilitate the full roadway reconstruction of Harborview Drive in front of the Ancich Park construction site, and installation of a concrete crosswalk and flashing beacon system near Eddon Boat Park.

During the closure, eas...

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Have You Checked Your Storm Drains Lately?

Fall brings wet weather and falling leaves, increasing the potential for flooding along roadways.

To lessen street flooding, the City asks residents and property managers to help clean the inlets and storm drains in front of your property. If it can be done safely, use a rake to clear leaves, limbs, and debris from the storm drain. Do not attempt to r...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

Help us name our new park!

Thanks to the determination of our citizens and elected officials, the 2-acre forest at the corner of Soundview and Harborview has been saved from development and will remain a naturally-preserved public park.

Now it needs a name!

Please send your ideas to ...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Coffee with Kit - New Location

Coffee with Kit has moved to a new location at Kimball Coffeehouse (6659 Kimball Drive).

The time is still the same - first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 a.m.  Please drop by at the next session on October 2nd and share your thoughts with the Mayor.

Posted on: September 25, 2018

City Council Issues Resolution of Support for Transportation Benefit District Proposition 1

On September 24th, the Gig Harbor City Council passed Resolution 1129 Supporting Transportation Benefit District Proposition 1.

The proposition, if approved by voters at the November 2018 election, would authorize a two-tenths of one percent increase in the City's sales tax rate to fund transportation improvements as authorized under Chapter 36.73 RCW.

Included in the adopted Resol...

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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: 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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