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New Gig Harbor mayor, council members sworn in

Dec 15, 2021 | By:

New mayor Tracie Markley and new council members Brenda Lykins, Roger Henderson and Seth Storset will begin serving in January.

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Mayor Kuhn, City Council celebrate accomplishments as chapter comes to close

Dec 14, 2021 | By:

Mayor Kit Kuhn said he considers his most important accomplishments to be saving Soundview Forest and establishing a strong relationship with the Puyallup Tribe.

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Survey: More trails, picnic areas top parks wish list

Dec 13, 2021 | By:

Gig Harbor conducted a survey and hosted an open house to solicit public input for use in updating its parks plan.

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Legislation proposes to pay off Tacoma Narrows Bridge, remove tolls

Dec 06, 2021 | By:

Emily Randall, D-Bremerton, pre-filed the bill in the Senate on Monday and a companion bill was filed in the House.

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Lodging tax dollars recycled into more tourists

Nov 29, 2021 | By:

Of lodging taxes, $125,000 goes to visitor-drawing events and $375,000 contributes to operating the city’s Tourism and Marketing Department.

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Allen appointed as Gig Harbor Municipal Court judge

Nov 26, 2021 | By:

The court has jurisdiction over criminal misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors, infractions and parking violations that occur within the city limits.

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City Council passes $118.2 million budget for next year

Nov 23, 2021 | By:

Also at Monday’s meeting, the Council heard that 416 curbs need to be made ADA-compliant at a rate of 17 per year and $15,000 per ramp.

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City attempting to buy 23 acres of parkland off of Burnham Drive

Nov 23, 2021 | By:

The forest with Donkey/North Creek running through would be kept in its current state.

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Don’t FOG up the holidays

Nov 22, 2021 | By:

Wastewater treatment plant operators say fat, oil and grease go in the garbage, not down the drain.

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Next year’s budget among issues addressed by City Council

Nov 09, 2021 | By:

The council also approved a 2022 legislative agenda that includes Highway 16 congestion relief, acquiring $2 million in state grants to build a sports complex, and funding for culvert replacements to improve fish passage.

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