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   Kent4Health offers free talks on healthy living May 3

Join local health professionals for the third annual “Optimal Health4You,” free presentations on Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 E. Smith Street.  Call 253-856-4968 or visit...... (more)

   Team Up 2 Clean Up Kent, Saturday, May 17

April 15, 2014 – Registration is open for “Team Up 2 Clean Up Kent”  - a citywide litter cleanup event Saturday, May 17, 8 a.m. – noon.... (more)

   Washington Court of Appeals sides with Kent in lawsuit over medical pot ban

April 2, 2014 – The Washington Court of Appeals unanimously affirmed Kent’s authority to prohibit medical marijuana collective gardens within its city limits. ... (more)

   Spring volunteer events with Kent Parks

 KENT, Wash. – Kent Parks is sponsoring two community volunteer events in April: Earth Day, April 19, at Morrill Meadows Park and Arbor Day, April 26, West Fenwick Park.   ... (more)

   Annual filing of Kent B&O taxes now available for qualifying businesses

March 12, 2014 – Qualifying businesses can now file their Business and Occupation (B&O) taxes annually instead of quarterly with the city of the Kent.... (more)

   City of Kent Human Services Commission solicits applicants for agency funding

March 10, 2014 – The City of Kent Human Services Commission announces the release of the 2015/2016 Request for Proposals for human services. ... (more)

   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.... (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.... (more)

   Kent City Council adjusts budget for 2014

December 13, 2013 – In response to higher than anticipated revenues, the Kent City Council voted last Tuesday to adjust the city’s biennial budget to include funding for additional police officers, emergency repairs to Wilson Playfields and...... (more)

   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.... (more)

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