In 2019, more than 750 volunteers helped clean up Kent through one of our litter clean-up programs.
02/21/2020 1:09 pm
Last summer, the Kent City Council passed an ordinance that regulates the use of plastic bags at retail outlets. Here's what you need to know.
12/31/2019 10:33 am
Winter is coming and the rain is coming with it. Here are some tips to help you navigate rainstorms and heavy winds.
12/18/2019 2:33 pm
Starting December 1, customers paying utility bills, public records fees or permitting fees by credit or debit card will be charged a 2.65% service fee.
11/12/2019 8:28 am
10/09/2019 1:05 pm
Today Kent Mayor Dana Ralph appointed attorney Anthony Gipe to fill the Kent Municipal Court judge seat that will be vacant when Judge Glenn Phillips retires at the end of the year.
The City of Kent is looking for residents to fill vacancies on the Bicycle Advisory Board. If you are an avid cyclist and care about issues that impact cyclists in Kent, this might be the right volunteer opportunity for you!
09/25/2019 4:01 pm
Tomorrow, the Kent Municipal DUI Court will congratulate its first graduate, who began the therapeutic-based court program for repeat offenders in 2017.
08/27/2019 9:38 am
Today we broke ground on the Lower Russell Road Levee project. This 1.4-mile project will transform the area along the Green River between South 212th Street and Veterans Drive, providing flood protection and ecological and recreational benefits.
08/22/2019 11:38 am
The Kent City Council unanimously passed a plastic bag ordinance, banning single-use plastic bags.
08/21/2019 8:12 am
Our four-legged friends hold a very special place in our hearts. That’s why it is important to make sure they are licensed, so they can be returned to you if they get loose or run away. It’s simple, affordable and good for the community
08/13/2019 8:20 am
Paula (Barry) Painter has been chosen as the City’s new Finance Director, and Teri Smith has been selected to be the new HR Director.
07/30/2019 9:08 am
The City of Kent received an AWC Municipal Excellence Award for its DUI Court.
07/03/2019 12:28 pm
Last year, the Kent City Council approved the implementation of six red light cameras. The purpose of the program is not revenue generation. The goal is safer Kent streets and roadways.
06/27/2019 9:45 am
Whether you live in Kent and walk by them daily, or drive through Kent once in a while, our beautiful traffic signal control boxes are sure to get your attention.
05/22/2019 4:47 pm
This year National Police Week, May 12-18, and Peace Officers Memorial Day, May 15, have a special and significant meaning to us here in Kent. This year there are 371 names being added to the wall, including Kent Police Detective Derrick Focht and Officer Diego Moreno
05/15/2019 12:01 pm
On May 4, we had a record number of volunteers participate in the City’s spring TeamUp2CleanUp event. We had 174 volunteers of all ages help out, 50 more than last fall and 70 more than last spring!
05/14/2019 1:49 pm
Our officers make a good faith effort to stop and apprehend offenders first, and if they cannot safely stop a suspect within the first couple of minutes, they discontinue the pursuit. Here are the guidelines the department follows in pursuit situations.
05/14/2019 1:09 pm
KENT CITY COUNCIL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 2020-2025 Transportation Improvement Program
Just days away from Mother’s Day, the City of Kent’s Public Works’ storm team helps make two mama ducks very happy by rescuing 14 baby ducklings in two separate incidents.
05/07/2019 3:18 pm
In Kent, we make things that not only travel the world, but fly into space. From the first Lunar Rovers developed nearly 50 years ago at Boeing’s Space Center to the creation of next generation rockets.
04/30/2019 11:31 am
This year is the 25th anniversary of the Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America. This year the ride starts in Kent, Washington at Manheim Seattle (19711 77th Ave.)
04/29/2019 11:59 am
We are excited to announce a new benefit for the City's neighborhood councils – an event mini-grant program! Through this program, neighborhood councils can apply to receive up to $1,000 for activities and events benefiting their neighborhood.
04/22/2019 2:04 pm
Off-duty Kent Police Officers Jeremiah Johnson and Doug Westcott were awarded lifesaving awards at the April 16 Kent City Council meeting for their quick work to revive an unresponsive male.
04/16/2019 7:48 pm
Starting Monday, April 15, the Interurban Trail along the Union Pacific Railroad between James Street and the Connector Trail south of 212th Street will be closed until late 2020.
04/09/2019 8:52 am