News Flash

Posted on: January 4, 2021

New no-contact advisory to be issued for Eagle Harbor

The City of Bainbridge Island experienced a discharge at its Wastewater Treatment Plant due to heavy rains, and it is expected today that the Kitsap Public Health District will issue a new no-contact advisory for Eagle Harbor. The length of the advisory w...

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News Flash/Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

City Council selects City Manager finalists

*An earlier version of this story shared that the City Council narrowed its City Manager search to four finalists. The City was notified that one of the finalists has withdrawn his name from consideration, as he accepted another job where he was a finalis...

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News Flash/Press Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2020

City to host Dec. 14 online meeting to discuss Comcast Cable TV services

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The City will host an online meeting to discuss Comcast cable television services at 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 14, as part of a franchise agreement renewal process. The meeting was initially scheduled for Nov. 18 but was rescheduled due to an extensive power...

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News Flash/Press Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2020

New detours to begin week of Dec. 7 near Wyatt Way-Madison Avenue intersection

New detours are expected to begin during the week of Dec. 7 as work on the Wyatt Way Reconstruction Project moves closer to the Wyatt Way-Madison Avenue intersection.

It’s expected that the contractor will begin work on the east side of the project along W...

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News Flash/Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

City Council approves 2021-2022 budget

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At the Nov. 24 business meeting, the City Council approved the 2021-2022 budget with climate change response as its top priority. 

The $87 million citywide biennial budget reflects an annual reduction in overall tax-supported revenues of approxima...

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News Flash/Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

City’s drive-thru COVID-19 testing site to open Nov. 4

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The City of Bainbridge Island will open a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site at Town Square on Wednesday, Nov. 4 to support public health goals and the reopening of schools and businesses in our community.

The testing site, located next to City Hall at 280 M...

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News Flash/Press Releases
Posted on: September 23, 2020

City Manager presents 2021-2022 Proposed Budget

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City Manager Morgan Smith presented the proposed 2021-2022 Biennial Budget at the Sept. 22 City Council meeting. The Biennial Budget is the financial plan for the upcoming two years and expresses the City’s identified priorities and planned service delive...

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News Flash/Press Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Hearing Examiner approves Police-Court facility proposal

Police-Court Building

The Hearing Examiner has approved the City’s proposed Police Station and Municipal Court Facility Project, marking another milestone in the next phase of the project.

The City plans to renovate the former Harrison Medical Center Building, located...

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News Flash/Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2020

City implements temporary closure of some facilities amid COVID-19 concerns

Update at 6:45 p.m. March 13BISD has shared information regarding meal service, youth counseling & other guidelines during the six-week school closure on its website. Read here.   

Update at 3:30 p.m. March 13

In response to recent eve...

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News Flash/Press Releases
Posted on: March 2, 2020

City staff monitoring coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus - DOH

The City of Bainbridge Island is working with the Kitsap Public Health District (KPHD) to respond to an international outbreak of novel coronavirus, called COVID-19. The Bainbridge Island community looks to the KPHD to lead local efforts to prepare and re...

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News Flash/Press Releases
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Hearing Examiner approves Winslow Hotel proposal

Winslow Hotel Rendering

Hearing Examiner Ted Hunter has approved the Winslow Hotel proposal with a list of 86 conditions.

The Winslow Hotel project proposal, located on Winslow Way W (across from Winslow Green), includes an 87-room hotel with banquet and meeting rooms, restaurant...

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News Flash/Press Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2020

Triangle Property Update

Below is an update on the “Triangle Property” following a Feb. 6 letter sent by City Manager Morgan Smith to the State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and State Department of Ecology (DOE) seeking specific actions from these agen...

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News Flash/Press Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2020

City Manager seeks enforcement action by state agencies at Triangle Property

In the past few weeks, there has been a great deal of community interest in a site known as the “Triangle Property,” located at the intersection of Fletcher Bay Rd. and Lynwood Center Rd. The site is the location of an historical and c...

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News Flash/Press Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2020

City responds to concerns on pedestrian connection at Bainbridge Landing site

Harbor Square - Bainbridge Landing

We understand there are some concerns in the community regarding a pedestrian connection at the Bainbridge Landing project site, located on Minamoto Lane (near Ferncliff Avenue).

The situation has been reviewed by staff in both Development Engineering and ...

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News Flash/Press Releases
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Winter Weather Updates

Snow 2020

Update at 12:20 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020

Severe Weather Shelter

  • Due to anticipated freezing weather conditions, the severe weather shelter at the Senior Center will be open tonight (Thursday, Jan. 16). The Senior Center is located at 370 Brien Dr. SE. P...
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News Flash/Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2020

City seeks volunteers for Sustainable Transportation Task Force

The City of Bainbridge Island is looking for 15 to 20 community members to serve on the newly formed Sustainable Transportation Task Force. Volunteers should have interest and/or expertise in how we can innovate to make transportation more convenient on t...

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News Flash/Press Releases
Posted on: November 27, 2019

Climate report: energy use accounts for top community, City emissions

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A greenhouse gas emissions report performed for the City of Bainbridge Island has revealed that consumption of electricity in our homes and commercial buildings accounts for 55% of the Bainbridge Island community's overall emissions and 66% of the City's ...

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News Flash/Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Police Sergeant to receive award for mental illness work

Sgt. Trevor Ziemba

The City of Bainbridge Island is pleased to share that Sgt. Trevor Ziemba was selected to receive the 2019 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Washington Criminal Justice Public Service Award.

According to a letter from NAMI Washington Executive Dir...

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