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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Ballot Drop Boxes Arrive in Gig Harbor

Ballot boxes are a secure and convenient way to cast your vote in Pierce County.

You can now find a ballot drop box in front of the Civic Center (3510 Grandview Street). This is a new permanent location starting this year and it replaces the old location in front of the fire station on Kimball Drive. There is no in-person voting insid...

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City of Gig Harbor News
Posted on: January 17, 2023

2023 Creative Endeavors Grant - Now Accepting Applications

The Creative Endeavors Grant supports the work of local individuals and organizations to increase arts and cultural opportunities available to the people of Gig Harbor.

Gig Harbor-area individuals and arts and cultural organizations are encouraged to apply. Funding will help local individuals and arts and culture organizations to bring more artistic experiences to Gig Harbor. Recommendations for funding are made by the G...

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City of Gig Harbor News
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Volunteer Needed: Arts Commission

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

The Arts Commission is charged with providing guidance and recommendations to the City Council on public art.  

Volunteer members of the Arts Commission are chosen from the community at large, but preference may be shown for City residency. &n...

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City of Gig Harbor News
Posted on: January 13, 2023

Outdoor Seating Permit Suspension Ends January 29, 2023

Gig Harbor’s City Council adopted Ordinance 1445 on June 8, 2020, which allowed for the temporary suspension for outdoor seating permits.

This ordinance was extended through the adoption of Ordinance 1448 in December 2020 and has been in place with the expiration date listed as either a year later (December 2021) or 90 days after the Statewide COVID-19 Emergency Order is lifted. With the Go...

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City of Gig Harbor News
Posted on: January 12, 2023

Gig Harbor City Council Appoints Julie Martin to a Vacant Seat on the Council

The Gig Harbor City Council has appointed Julie Martin to fill the unexpired term of Robyn Denson.

Julie moved to Gig Harbor in 2018, noting the quality of life, beautiful surroundings, and community as reasons for choosing Gig Harbor as her home.  She brings over 35 years of executive management, policy, capital projects, administrative, and ...

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City of Gig Harbor News
Posted on: December 14, 2022

Single Use Food Serviceware and Litter Reduction Ordinance Goes into Effect on January 12, 2023

The Gig Harbor Single Use Food Serviceware & Litter Reduction Ordinance goes into effect on January 12, 2023, following a 3-year pause in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. At that time all food service providers in Gig Harbor will be required to comply.

Effective January 12, 2023, 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 c...
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City of Gig Harbor News