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Recent City News Releases

   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)

   Community invited to Team Up 2 Clean Up Kent, Saturday, May 14

April 25, 2016 – Residents, civic groups, schools, youth organizations, businesses, families and those in need of community-service hours are encouraged to get involved with this citywide effort.  ... (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)

   City urges cat and dog owners to license their pets

March 29, 2016 – If you haven’t registered Fido or Fluffy, now’s the time. Canvassers with Regional Animal Services of King County will go door-to-door in Kent to help ensure all cats and dogs eight weeks and older are licensed, whether they are indoor or outdoor pets. ... (more)

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