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Recent City News Releases

   Bond refinancing will save City of Kent over $10 million

May 18, 2016 – Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke announced the city will save nearly $10.7 million over the next 22 years after it favorably refunded both the city’s general obligation bonds and the Public Facilities District’s sales tax bonds.... (more)


  
   Pine Tree Park After-Action Review and Timeline

May 18, 2016 - This Timeline and After-Action Review is the City's best attempt to address every question/comment received pertaining to the sale of Pine Tree Park.  ... (more)


  
   Kent offers free water testing for pre-1940’s homes after lead turns up in Tacoma sampling

April 26, 2016 - Providing safe drinking water is paramount to the city of Kent, and Kent’s water is very safe, says water superintendent Sean Bauer. ... (more)


  
   Kent's Debt Ratings Raised To 'AA+' Due To Positive General Fund Results, Improved Available Reserves

April 21, 2016--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its long-term rating and underlying rating  to 'AA+' from 'AA' on Kent outstanding general obligation bonds and on Kent Special Events Center Public Facilities District's series 2008 taxable special events center revenue bonds.... (more)


  
   Bryan Reil named city employee of the year

April 13, 2016 – Reil is responsible for security in Kent's municipal court.... (more)


  
   Kent City Council terminates sale of Pine Tree Park

April 6, 2016 – After assessing all of their options, Kent City Councilmembers agreed to terminate the sale of Pine Tree Park at its meeting Tuesday night.... (more)


  
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