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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Governor Inslee signs new COVID-19 order for phased re-opening of Washington's economy

While Stay Home, Stay Healthy is being extended to the end of May, the governor announced the Safe Start plan which amends some components of the original order and allow for a start to re-open the state.  Safe Start sets a careful approach to em...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

UPDATED - Civic Center Closed to Public

We will assess this closure and make a decision on whether to extend the closure by Friday, May 29th.  City staff will still be available via phone and email. The main phone number to City Hall is: (253) 851-8136.

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

UPDATED - All City Meetings will be Conducted Remotely through May 31st

On March 24th, Governor Inslee signed Proclamation 20-28 which suspends certain requirements of the Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA). On May 5th, the Proclamation was extended through May 31st. All OPMA meetings must be held remotely with no in-person atte...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Spectrum Choral Academy COVID-19 Virtual Choir Performance

A Special Message from Spectrum Choral Academy: During this historic time of COVID-19, when choir rehearsals and concerts have ceased worldwide, our Spectrum Choral Academy singers of Gig Harbor, WA still want to sing together. Each of these sing...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

City Council Approves Waivers of Utility Base Rates

The COVID-19 outbreak and associated mandated limitations on individuals’ ability to work and businesses’ ability to operate have created serious economic impacts on city residents and businesses. To assist, the City Council passed an ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Governor Inslee Announces Plan to Allow Construction Projects Previously Underway to be Completed

The recommendations were informed by workers, contractors, health and safety experts, and local government officials, for safe construction standards. The governor signed an addendum to Proclamation 20–25. The memorandum serves as the criteria f...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

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

With action taken by the Gig Harbor Mayor, our city is temporarily suspending enforcement of the plastic bag and utensil ban (Ordinances #1398 and #1399), effective immediately.

The City of Gig Harbor’s Emergency Proclamation, dated March 23, 202...

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