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Parks, Recreation, and Community Service

Kent establishes Parks and Recreation Commission; Seeks applicants to serve in advisory role

July 17, 2014 –  Newly formed Parks and Recreation Commission seeks members to serve in an advisory capacity to the mayor, city council and parks staff.Read More >
Parks, Recreation, and Community Service

Experience Historical Kent Day celebrates city’s history Aug. 16

July 10, 2014Visitors and residents are invited to celebrate Kent’s past on Saturday, August 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the first Experience Historical Kent Day.Read More >
City Council

Kent City Council seeks volunteers for voters' pamphlet public safety bond measure pro and con committees

July 2, 2014 - Members are being sought for pro and con committees to prepare statements on a public safety bond measure that will be included in the King County Local Voters’ Pamphlet. 


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Kent City Council forwards public safety facilities bond measure to voters

July 2, 2014 - The Kent City Council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance to refer a $34 million bond measure to voters during the next November election. The purpose of the measure is to construct and equip new public safety and training facilities to accommodate a growing police force.  Read More >
Parks, Recreation, and Community Service

City offers a variety of summer day camps for Kent kids

June 5, 2014 – Parents know once school is out, finding healthy activities for kids can be a challenge.  Get them out of the house and keep them engaged and learning with one of the City of Kent’s summer day camps.Read More >
City Council

Brenda Fincher appointed to fill Kent City Council vacancy

February 26, 2014 – Brenda J. Fincher has been appointed to the Kent City Council.  After interviewing seven candidates, Kent council members voted unanimously to appoint Fincher at a special meeting February 25.Read More >

Photo enforcement speed camera citations begin January 6 at Sunrise and Neely-O’Brien elementary schools

January 2, 2014 - Starting Monday, January 6, traffic citations will be sent to the owners of vehicles caught speeding through the school zones at Sunrise and Neely-O’Brien elementary schools.Read More >
Public Works Operations

Kent officials outline snow and ice response plan

December 3, 2013 - It's your move now, Mother Nature. City officials say Kent is ready for winter weather with enough sand, de-icer and salt on hand to get through two, four-day storms.Read More >
Parks, Recreation, and Community Service

Photo Contest Launched: Best Pictures Along the Future Kent Valley Loop Trail

August 16, 2013 – Picture the trail....users invited to participate in a photo contest. 


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Office of the Mayor

Brubaker tapped as Kent’s interim chief administrative officer

May 7, 2013 – Tom Brubaker, Kent’s city attorney, was named interim chief administrative officer by Mayor Suzette Cooke during the May 7 city council meeting.Read More >
Office of the Mayor

City of Kent chief administrative officer Hodgson to retire

 April 22, 2013 - A key executive credited with leading Kent city government through the worst recession in decades, a demographic shift and large population growth announced Monday he plans to retire May 31. 



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Office of the Mayor

South 231st Way in Kent to be renamed Veterans Drive

April 17, 2013 – To honor all military veterans, the city of Kent invites the public, veterans, their friends and families to a street naming ceremony for Veterans Drive, Friday, May 31, 2013 at 11 a.m.   



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Kent4Health TrailWalks 9-11AM
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Kent Summer Concert Series
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