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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Harbor Arbor Art Project

The Gig Harbor Arts Commission is sponsoring the artistic carving and/or embellishment of select tree snags throughout the city. Deadline to submit an application is Tuesday, October 8th at 4:30 p.m.

The Gig Harbor Arts Commission is sponsoring the artistic carving and/or embellishment of select tree snags throughout the city. A “snag” is the term for a dead tree or a tree that has been cut down to a safe height and left to decay n...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

CITY SEEKS GENERAL CITY ATTORNEY SERVICES

The city has issued a request for proposals for a qualified individual or firm to provide a full range of municipal legal services serving as the City's legal counsel on a contractual basis.

 

CITY OF GIG HARBORREQUEST FOR PROPOSALS CONTRACTED CITY ATTORNEY SERVICES

The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to solicit and select a qualified individual or firm to provide a full range of municipal legal services serving as the C...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Reminder: "NW" Directional Project Goes Into Effect on September 30

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Effective on September 30, 2019, addresses in the Gig Harbor city limits will no longer contain the “NW” directional designator.

The City of Gig Harbor is in the final stages of implementing these modifications to ensure they are in compliance with the Next Gen 911 standards. Over 4,700 notices have been sent out throughout the course of the project starting in June to parcel owner...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Join Our Team!!

The City of Gig Harbor is currently hiring for the following positions: City Administrator, City Attorney, Court Clerk and Police Services Specialist.

To apply for current job postings create an online profile and submit an application via the www.governmentjobs.com/careers/gigharbor link.

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Human-Powered Watercraft Users Workshop - Wed., Sept. 18, 5:30-7:30 pm

This Workshop is to provide a forum for the Human-Powered User Group to come together to establish a collective message and to represent the Individual User at the upcoming City Council Listening Session on Oct. 9 at 5:30 pm.

In 2016, the City hosted an on-line survey seeking input on storage and access at Ancich Waterfront Park. The City is now working on a conceptual design for a float at the Park and is hosting a Workshop seeking input from individual users on topics relate...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Single Use Food Serviceware and Litter Reduction Ordinance Goes Into Effect on November 26th

The Gig Harbor City Council passed the Single Use Food Serviceware & Litter Reduction Ordinance on November 26, 2018. This ordinance goes into effect November 26, 2019. At that time all food service providers in Gig Harbor will be required to comply.

Effective November 26, 2019, the items listed below are no longer allowed to be given out by food service providers when serving or selling raw or cooked food, for consumption on or off the premises:

  • Non-recyclable plastic containers
  • Non-recyclable plastic ...
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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Volunteers Needed - Design Review Board

The City is looking to fill an opening on the Design Review Board.

All applicants must be able to read and interpret site plans and elevation drawings. Applicants must fall into a least one of the following categories:

  • Licensed Architect or Professional Building Designer. Preference given to applicants with demonstrated e...
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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Stinson Avenue Watermain Replacement Begins July 8 - Expect Delays

Stinson Water Main Routes 2019

The Stinson Avenue Watermain Replacement Project is expected to begin July 8th, 2019 and continue throughout the summer months.

The project will replace approximately 4000 linear feet of watermain. Within the project limits there will be a single-lane closure with alternating traffic for the majority of the project. There will be some work performed in Grandview Street, between Pi...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

City of Gig Harbor Accepting 2020 Lodging Tax Applications

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2020 Lodging Tax funding requests are now being accepted by the City of Gig Harbor.

Applications for Lodging Tax/Tourism Promotion Funding are due September 20, 2019 by 5 pm at the Tourism & Communications Office in City Hall.  CLICK HERE for the Application and Guidelines. 

Funding for this program comes from the Ci...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Updates to "NW" Directional Within Gig Harbor City Limits

Addresses within city limits are being modified to no longer contain the “NW” directional designator. The City is implementing these modifications to ensure they continue to provide their citizens with the highest & most defined level of safety available.

“By updating addresses within the City limits to remove the NW directional, city addresses are clearly delineated from the rest of the peninsula. This will aid first responders and hopefully reduce response times,” said Katrina Knutson...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

Campaign Signage

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 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 obtained through...

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