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Kent seeks individuals to serve on pro, con committees for fireworks ballot measure

July 28, 2015 - At its special meeting July 28, the Kent City Council passed a resolution calling for an advisory vote on whether to ban the sale, possession and discharge of consumer fireworks in the city during the Nov. 3, 2015 general election.

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Office of the Mayor

Celebrate Kent’s history at multiple August events

July 27, 2015 - Visitors and residents are invited to celebrate Kent’s past at multiple events in August.

 

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Police

Kent to add more school zone speed safety cameras

July 27, 2015 – The city of Kent is expanding its school zone speed camera program to both Meridian and Millennium elementary schools.

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Office of the Mayor

Kent mayor and city council name appointees to Financial Sustainability Task Force

July 22, 2015 Mayor Suzette Cooke names appointees to Kent’s newly formed Financial Sustainability Task Force.  Read More >
Police

Police invite neighborhoods to register for National Night Out, Aug. 4

July 14, 2015  - Register online at KentNNO.com before July 31. For more information about this fun event, contact 253-856-5884.

 

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Parks, Recreation, and Community Service

City seeks community’s priorities on parks and open space plan

June 23, 2015 - The city invites the Kent community to share its priorities for Kent’s parks and trails system via an online survey at MyKentParks.com.

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Police

Kent Police stepping up fireworks enforcement for July 4

June 23, 2015  - Emphasis patrols will be in effect with the sole purpose of targeting fireworks violations.

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Economic and Community Development

Where would we be without the $138 million ShoWare Center has contributed to Kent’s economy?

June 12, 2015 - This opinion/editorial by Ben Wolters, Kent's Economic and Community Development Director, was submitted to the Kent Reporter. Wolters clarifies ShoWare Center’s finances and the City’s contractual obligations, and contrasts them with the considerable economic benefit the building has brought to Kent's economy.  Read More >
Parks, Recreation, and Community Service

Registration open for Kent Parks’ Teen Camp

June 8, 2015 - Field trips to Game Works, Snoqualmie Falls, LeMay Car Museum, and a Tacoma Rainiers game are among the activities that await 7th, 8th and 9th graders at Kent’s Teen Camp.  

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Public Works Engineering

Kent’s Summer Recycling Collection event is Saturday, June 6

June 2, 2015 – The annual Summer Recycling Collection Event and Recycling Products Sale will take place Saturday, June 6 at the Kent Phoenix Academy parking lot at 11000 SE 264th St., from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Read More >
Office of the Mayor

Public invited to celebrate Kent's 125th Anniversary May 19

May 12, 2015  – The city of Kent and the Greater Kent Historical Society and Museum invite residents to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Kent at a reception Tuesday, May 19 at 6 p.m. in the Kent City Hall lobby, 220 4th Ave. S.

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Parks, Recreation, and Community Service

15th Annual National Trails Day in Kent June 6

May 11, 2015 – Saturday, June 6, marks the 15th year Kent residents have come together to help build and maintain our 26+ miles of trails. This year, volunteers are needed to add a fresh layer of gravel to a well-worn Clark Lake Park trail.

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KDP Spending Competition
7/01/2015 Downtown Kent Start: 8:00 AM - End: 7:55 AM
CANCELLED - Independent Salary Commission Regular Meeting
7/30/2015 City Hall - Centennial North South 105 Start: 6:00 PM - End: 7:30 PM
Kent Summer Concert Series
7/30/2015 Lake Meridian Park, 14800 SE 272nd Street, Kent Start: 7:00 PM - End: 8:30 PM
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7/30/2015 Kentridge High School, Performing Arts Center;12430 SE 208th ST Kent, 98031 Start: 7:30 PM - End: 9:30 PM
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7/31/2015 Kentridge High School, Performing Arts Center;12430 SE 208th ST Kent, 98031 Start: 7:30 PM - End: 9:30 PM

Upcoming events

KDP Spending Competition
7/01/2015 Downtown Kent Start: 8:00 AM - End: 7:55 AM
CANCELLED - Independent Salary Commission Regular Meeting
7/30/2015 City Hall - Centennial North South 105 Start: 6:00 PM - End: 7:30 PM
Kent Summer Concert Series
7/30/2015 Lake Meridian Park, 14800 SE 272nd Street, Kent Start: 7:00 PM - End: 8:30 PM
Annie
7/30/2015 Kentridge High School, Performing Arts Center;12430 SE 208th ST Kent, 98031 Start: 7:30 PM - End: 9:30 PM
Annie
7/31/2015 Kentridge High School, Performing Arts Center;12430 SE 208th ST Kent, 98031 Start: 7:30 PM - End: 9:30 PM