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The Official Website of the City of Kent

Keep up with all that goes on in Kent! The options below offer innovative ways to keep residents and businesses informed and engaged through email alerts. Be informed and choose the type of information you'd like to receive.


News Releases

See the news we're sharing with local media and the community. 


For all media inquiries, please contact Community and Public Affairs Manager Michelle Wilmot or call 253-856-5709

Tune In

Watch us on Comcast Cable Channel 21 to see the City at work, or visit KentTV21 anytime. 

Be Informed

Sign up for a variety of news options below. You'll receive automatic updates based on the subscriptions you choose. These links take you to external webpages. 


Employment Opportunities

Submit your job interest areas, and you'll be notified when new jobs are posted.  Your preferences will be in effect for 12 months.


City Council and Committee Meeting Minutes and Agendas

Find out what policies and actions the City Council is considering!  Register or Log In using the buttons in the upper right hand corner of the page, and select the committees for which you wish to receive notifications.


Scene Newsletter

Kent's monthly eNewsletter will keep you in the loop as to what is happening in the city and what to look forward to in the coming weeks.

To view past issues of our Scene eNewsletter please visit our Scene Archive.


Drive Kent

Sign up to receive notifications about emergency road closures and projects that may impact your commute.


Green Kent

Sign up to receive the monthly Green Kent eNewsletter and learn how you can help restore Kent's forested parks, wetlands and other natural areas.


Crime Information and Alerts

Register with CrimeReports.com and choose what type of crime data you'd like to receive.



Make sure you’ve signed up for CodeRED, Kent’s Emergency Communications system, to receive urgent pre-recorded telephone, cell phone, email or text messages in the event of an emergency.


Public Notices

See our latest ordinances, projects and requests for proposals. 

More ways to be in touch

Ask a question or make a request, no matter what time of day it is

Look up our most frequently asked questions; or submit a new one or request. Whatever it is, it will be assigned automatically to the appropriate staff for follow-up as soon as possible. 

Do you suspect a City Code violation?  Report it here
Submit complaints about possible code violations; they'll be assigned automatically to a Code Enforcement officer for follow-up. 
Make a Public Records Request
Any person who wishes to request public records can do so via the City Clerk; but requests can be made online.  

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