This week construction begins on Morrill Meadows Park and East Hill Park on 248th. During construction, the city will temporarily close off the east portion of Morrill Meadows Park and all of East Hill Park from public access.
06/20/2018 1:34 p.m.
The city of Kent Senior Activity Center is hosting a Rock ‘n Roll Deli Bingo Fundraiser on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 600 East Smith Street, Kent, WA 98030.
06/19/2018 11:26 a.m.
06/18/2018 12:48 p.m.
The city of Kent’s fireworks ban prohibits the sale, possession and use of all consumer fireworks as part of an effort to eliminate fires, injuries and fire-related complaints. Violators could face a $250 fine.
06/13/2018 4:37 p.m.
Kent City Council unanimously selected Marli Larimer to fill the seat previously held by Tina Budell.
06/13/2018 9:12 a.m.
The city of Kent is proud to announce a new program to help reduce litter, take pride in our city and beautify Kent. Residents and businesses are invited to sign up to Adopt-A-Spot to provide some extra care to their favorite spots throughout the community.
06/05/2018 8:05 a.m.
Recognized Neighborhood Councils are invited to apply for funding for community improvement projects through the Neighborhood Program Matching Grant program. Deadline to apply is September 1, 2018.
06/01/2018 8:00 a.m.
Last week Governor Jay Inslee announced the winners of the 2018 Smart Communities Awards. The city of Kent received the governor’s Smart Choices award for the Meet Me on Meeker Streetscape standards.
05/31/2018 5:00 p.m.
Coinciding with the start of the Kent Farmer’s Market, the City of Kent will roll out a temporary pilot program for food trucks, bringing mobile food options to Town Square Plaza in downtown Kent, starting June 2. A ribbon cutting is set for Wednesday, June 6 at 10:30 a.m.
05/30/2018 8:04 a.m.
Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Dept. receives $25,000 healthy out-of-school time grant
Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department received a $25,000 grant from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) to support children’s health through parks and recreation programs outside of school time.
05/17/2018 1:30 p.m.
Parents know that when school is out finding fun, engaging activities for kids can be a challenge. This summer get them out of the house and keep them active while enjoying time with friends at the City of Kent’s summer day camp, Camp WALKAPALA.
05/15/2018 7:00 a.m.
The 11th and Final Kent 50 Plus Music and Art Showcase is set for Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 East Smith Street, Kent, WA.
05/10/2018 2:40 p.m.
Today Kent Mayor Dana Ralph announced that Chief Ken Thomas will step aside to pursue other opportunities. She has promoted Assistant Chief Rafael Padilla to the position of Kent Police Chief.
05/08/2018 2:23 p.m.
Seattle Business magazine recognizes the state’s manufacturing leaders at the 2018 Washington Manufacturing Awards
05/04/2018 1:30 p.m.
On June 27, the City’s utility billing and permit payments counter will be closed on June 27 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for employee training. The office will reopen at 1 p.m.
06/22/2018 8:00 a.m.
06/20/2018 11:28 a.m.
In accordance with 24 CFR 91.105, notice is hereby given that the City of Kent will hold a public hearing on June 21, 2018 to receive comments regarding the City’s Second Amendment to the 2016 CDBG Annual Action Plan. Comments will be received by the Kent Human Services Commission.
In accordance with 24 CFR 91.105, notice is hereby given that the City of Kent will hold a public hearing on June 21, 2018 to receive comments regarding the City’s First Amendment to the 2017 CDBG Annual Action Plan. Comments will be received by the Kent Human Services Commission.