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   Kent downtown tree replacement project begins Oct. 17; Improves safety hazard

Oct. 13, 2016 – Protecting public trees from needless removal has always been a priority for the city, but declining tree health is forcing the removal of some. The pear trees lining First Avenue between Meeker and Titus streets will be removed and replaced. ... (more)

   Critical erosion repair work requires periodic lane closures on S. 212th St. near WinCo Foods

Oct. 12, 2016 – Erosion repair work is scheduled to start Monday, Oct. 17 at Garrison Creek and S. 212th St. near WinCo Foods.  ... (more)

   Human service providers invited to apply for grant funding

Oct. 11, 2016 - The cities of Kent, Federal Way and Tukwila invite human service providers, whose specialty it is to serve under-represented populations, to apply for grant funding to support those efforts.... (more)

   Kim Komoto named Kent City Clerk

October 5, 2016 - The Kent City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Kim Komoto as the City Clerk Tuesday night.... (more)

   30th Annual Holiday Craft Market set for Nov. 4-5

Oct. 4, 2016 – The City of Kent will host the largest creative gift boutique in all the state’s senior centers at the Kent Senior Activity Center. ... (more)

   Mayor Cooke presents balanced budget to Kent City Council

 September 28, 2016 - The following is the complete text ofMayor Suzette Cooke’s 2017-18  budget speech. Cooke presented her budget proposal to the Kent City Council during a special meeting Tuesday, Sept. 27.... (more)

   2016 resident survey shows Kent on the verge of being a 4 star city

Kent, Wash. - For the first time in 10 years, the City surveyed Kent residents about their perceptions of our community and what their priorities are. Here are the results.... (more)

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