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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Public Reception for City Administrator Candidates

The City of Gig Harbor invites the public to meet the candidates for the city administrator position at an open reception on Thursday, June 21st, at 5pm.

The reception will be held in the lobby of the Gig Harbor Civic Center, located at 3510 Grandview Street, and will run through 7pm. Light refreshments will be served.

The top four finalists will interview for the city administrator position during that sam...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Civil Service Commission Opening

The City is now issuing a call for city residents interested in serving on the Civil Service Commission. Commission members must live in city limits, and shall 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 lists for hiring purposes, hears complaints respecting any examination and such other...

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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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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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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Go Mobile!

The City of Gig Harbor has launched a new mobile app, providing a connection between the City and its citizens and visitors.

The City of Gig Harbor app can be used to enjoy convenient access to services such as the public meetings calendar, Mayor's Blog, city maps, parks, permit portal, and much more.  You may also find current employment opportunities or contact infor...

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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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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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